Police searched the Hudson Valley after an older Ford Bronco was stolen.

On Saturday around 8:30 a.m., the Saugerties Police Department responded to the area of Myer Lane in the Village of Saugerties for the report of a stolen 1995 Ford Bronco and a large Bandit wood chipper, which was attached to the Bronco.


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A few hours later the Saugerties Police Detective Division located the stolen vehicle and woodchipper behind the Big Lots Plaza on Route 212 in the Town of Saugerties, police say.

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Detectives processed the vehicle at the scene and then returned it to its rightful owner, according to the Saugerties Police Department.


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On Saturday at 11:30 a.m., Saugerties police detectives arrested 47-Year-Old Mason Bell of Saugerties.

Bell was charged with two counts of grand larceny in the third-degree, felonies.

He was processed at Saugerties Police Headquarters and then arraigned in the Village of Saugerties Justice Court, where Bell was released on his own recognizance with a stay-away order of protection issued on behalf of the victim.

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